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PAINTING OR ARTISTIC DRAWING, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; PRESERVING PAINTINGS; SURFACE TREATMENT TO OBTAIN SPECIAL ARTISTIC SURFACE EFFECTS OR FINISHES (surface treatment in general, see the relevant places, e.g. applying liquids or other fluent materials B05)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Special techniques in artistic painting or drawing and accessories and implements for use in connection with painting or artistic drawing, not otherwise provided for, surface treatments to obtain special artistic surface effects, preserving painting e.g. by varnishing.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Apparatus for mixing
Apparatus for dosing pigments in a container
Hand tools for applying liquids, e.g. paints
Implements for finishing work on buildings, other than painting
Colorimetry
Special techniques in artistic painting or drawing, e.g. oil painting, water painting, pastel painting, relief painting
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Special techniques in artistic painting or drawing, e.g. oil painting, water painting, paastel painting, relief painting and kits for drawing or painting, relief painting, use of stencil in painting or drawing operations.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Imitating brush strokes
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Teaching painting
Accessories or implements for use in connection with painting or artistic drawing, not otherwise provided for (hand tools for applying liquids, e.g. paints, to surfaces B05C 17/00, implements for finishing work on buildings, other than painting, E04F 21/00); Methods or devices for colour determination, selection, or synthesis, e.g. use of colour tables (colorimetry G01J 3/00 )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Accessories or implements for use in connection with painting or artistic drawing, not otherwise provided for, e.g. egg painting devices.

[N: Surface treatment to obtain special artistic surface effects or finishes (pretreatment or after-treatment of surface coated by applying liquids B05D 3/00; obtaining special surface effects by applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces B05D 5/00; surface shaping of plastics, e.g. embossing, B29C 59/00 )]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

special artistic surface effects or finishes e.g. by using chemical or electrochemical processes, crackle finishes, faux painting techniques

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pre-treatment or after-treatment of surface coated by applying liquids
Obtaining special surface effects by applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces
Preserving painting, e.g. by varnishing
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Preservation and also restoration of paintings.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Special paper or cardboard with means restoring or reinforcing the paper structure
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